They help drive change in Africa
Africa is undergoing a transformation. For people and organisations across the continent, this hard-won journey presents immense opportunities to create shared value in terms of peace, wealth and wellbeing. Yet Africa’s rise is hampered by challenges within its political, economic and social systems. Managing change within these systems is vital to realising the continent’s potential.
They help businesses, governments and institutions tackle complex problems within these systems. Recently they have worked with their clients to:
Catalyse private sector investment into African agriculture
Generate new approaches to counter violent extremism in East Africa
Support effective community engagement by the extractives industry in Kenya
Establish a new organisational strategy for tackling HIV in Southern Africa
They help tackle complex problems
They bring a rich understanding of what it takes to work within complex adaptive systems, and they use this to help their clients operate more effectively. They do this by:
Building the commitment of people and organisations to reshape the system together;
Generating robust intelligence to unearth realities on the ground, helping strengthen collaboration and drive decision-making;
Establishing clear direction, with a shared vision and viable strategy to reach it;
Enabling delivery by building capacity from start-up through to operational delivery and expansion.
They are trusted advisers, facilitators and change managers
The people of Wasafiri are brought together for their adventurous spirit, understanding of complex problems and track record of delivering change. They share a relentless optimism for Africa’s future, a hunger to move from dialogue to action, and a desire for excellence.